Steve Sopp

Transport Strategy Commercial Lead – Technology Pillar Crown Commercial Service

Steve is the transport technology strategy lead at the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK. Steve joined CCS in February 2022 after a public sector career encompassing many transport and innovation related roles, including as relationship manager for an industry led programme to fund low carbon propulsion technologies, as the Innovate UK transport lead for the UK’s Small Business Research Initiative, as a senior policy advisor at the Intellectual Property Office, and as Head of a Vehicle Primary Safety at the Department for Transport. Steve has led international negotiations on transport topics, and was chair of a UN vehicle standards working group. Steve graduated from the University of the West of England with a first class honours degree in engineering and has also completed a post graduate diploma in Intellectual property law.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday 16 June 2022


Supporting local authorities with transport procurement requirements, with a focus on Carbon Net Zero initiatives

12:00 - 12:20 Strategy Transport Network/Mobility Theatre

Join this session to learn more about how CCS's simple and compliant agreements are available across the Public Sector and offer savings over market rates, along with how their Transport Technology and Associated Services (TTAS) framework offer solutions for the road, rail, maritime and aviation sectors.

  • An Introduction to CCS
  • A focus on transport solutions
  • Working with CCS
  • Deploying new technology

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